Shortlisted articles

The Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition

Since 2010 Continuity Central has run a regular competition to find the Business Continuity Paper of the Year. The shortlisted papers for this year’s competition can be read below.

The criteria for the submitted papers were:

  • They must have been written after 1st January 2014;
  • Copyright must be owned by the person submitting the entry and in submitting the article or paper the author gives permission for its publication;
  • Entries can be between 800 and 5,000 words long;
  • The subject matter of an entry can relate to any of the following topics: business continuity, disaster recovery, resiliency, emergency management, crisis management, enterprise risk management, operational risk management or technology continuity, resilience and availability.

Shortlisted papers:


The new role of the business continuity manager: from cost centre to profit centre

Business impact managementRainer Hübert, MBCI, sets out a vision for ways in which the advantages of a business continuity management system can be quantified, helping demonstrate a return on investment and changing the business continuity function from a cost centre to a profit centre. This is the final article in a series where we are publishing the short listed entries in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition. Read the article


A systematic approach to managing a crisis: the value that technology can bring to the crisis management environment

Systematic crisis managementIan Ross FBCI examines the benefits of using a software system for incident and crisis management. This is the fourth article in a series where we are publishing the short listed entries in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition.

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The Hexagon Hypothesis: six disruptive scenarios

The Hexagon Hypothesis: six disruptive scenarios

This paper by Jim Burtles, Hon. FBCI, is an attempt to bring a simple but effective and comprehensive approach to the development and delivery of business continuity solutions. It is the third article in a series where we are publishing the short listed entries in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition.

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An examination of the contemporary meaning and utility of resilience

Resilience

Andrew MacLeod, MBCI, investigates the origins of the term ‘resilience’ and demonstrates how its meaning, context and utility has evolved in the last 30 years. This is the second paper in a series where we are publishing the short listed entries in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition.

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Exercising and resilience: fit for purpose?

Resilience

Over the next few weeks the shortlisted articles and papers in Continuity Central’s Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition will be published: here is the first shortlisted paper, written by Ken Simpson.

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